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Business travel reminders
traffic on highwayFaculty and staff are asked to review the latest business travel guidelines, while paying particular attention to the following:
    • Out-of-state travel restrictions (effective Dec. 9, 2008).
    • The new mileage "turndown rates" (effective Dec. 1, 2008).
    • Mandatory use of Travelport for the online airline booking. 
    • Contract lodging properties in Eau Claire for interview candidates, consultants, events, etc.

Additional travel guidelines are available on the Accounts Payable Web page. A Traveler's Reference Guide also is available online. For more information, contact Becky Zillmer at zillmera@uwec.edu or 836-5266 or Vickie Gardner at gardnevl@uwec.edu or 836-4528. Go to top of page

Faculty/academic staff workshops and programs
The Office of Research and Sponsored Programs announces the following workshop and program deadlines.

A training session on research using human subjects (IRB) will be held Feb. 6 in Old Library 1132. Two sessions will be offered — one from 8 a.m. to noon and the other from 12:30 p.m. to 5 p.m. Come to one or both sessions (and receive a certificate) or come for part of a session.

Program Deadlines:
The deadline for Summer Research Experiences for Undergraduates Grants, University Research and Creative Activity and the Kell Container Corp. Scholarship for Faculty/Student Collaborative Research is Feb. 16. Go to top of page

Foreign Languages
Patrick Day's chapter titled "Beliefs of a Non-Believer: Spirituality and Religion in the Films of Ousmane Sembène" appears in "Faith & Spirituality in Masters of World Cinema," edited by Kenneth R. Morefield, Newcastle upon Tyne, Cambridge Scholars Publishing, 2008, pages 126-143. Go to top of page

Foreign Languages/History
Matt Waters had five entries on the Achaemenid Persian Empire published in "The Middle East: The Cradle of Civilization Revealed," chief consultant S. Bourke, Thames and Hudson, 2008. His review of S. Ruzicka's "Politics of a Persian Dynasty" appeared in Name-ye Iran-e Bastan (The International Journal of Ancient Iranian Studies), Vol. 6, No. 1-2, 2006-07, pages 95-96. In addition, his review of G. Cawkwell's "The Greek Wars: The Failure of Persia" appeared in the Journal of the American Oriental Society, Vol. 127, No. 2, 2007, page 226.

Political Science
Ali Abootalebi will give a presentation titled "Afghanistan & Pakistan" Feb. 9 as part of the 2009 Great Decisions series on foreign policy at the Manitowoc Public Library in Manitowoc. More information. Go to top of page

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University Bulletin • Vol. 56, No. 20 • Second Week • Spring Semester • Feb. 2, 2009

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Julie Poquette, Editor, UW-Eau Claire News Bureau, Schofield 201, (715) 836-4741
Diane Walkoff, Assistant Editor.
Updated: February 2, 2009

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